Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of Plates for the Back End-Boards of a Saddle

probably 18th century
Iron, gold, silver
H. of each 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm); W. of each 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); Wt. of each 3 oz. (85 g)
Equestrian Equipment
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.229a, b
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. "An Approach to the Study of Arms and Armour from Tibet." Royal Armouries Yearbook (1999), pp. 128–129, fig. 31.

Lankester, Philip J. "Two Maces from Henry VIII's Arsenal?." Royal Armouries Yearbook (2000), pp. 128–129, fig. 31.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. p. 224, no. 117, ill.

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